Credit: Craig Adderley/Pexels In the lead up to my birthday, I often get asked the same two questions over and over again. “What do you want?” and “what do you want to do?”. For some years now, I’ve struggled to answer both of those questions. In years gone by, the answers came easily to me. … Continue reading On birthday expectations
Unlike my eyesight the year is now 2020, and the arrival of the new year finds me in a somewhat optimistic mood. I find myself looking forward to what the year will bring; a reaction I suppose new years are wont to evoke, in the same way that they can evoke the desire to achieve … Continue reading Looking forward
Christmas, that wonderful and “magical” day of the year, is almost upon us. In just a few days’ time, those of us who celebrate will - if we’re lucky - be spending the day doing whatever it is we do to do just that. In the lead up to the day, I’ve found myself missing … Continue reading Where’d the Christmas magic go?
Halloween: the day for trick-or-treating, costume parties, watching horror movies, and other spooky celebrations. I’ve always enjoyed Halloween and some of its traditions, and though I’ve outgrown trick-or-treating and, as a graduated adult, possibly even costumed nights out, watching spooky movies is a tradition I can continue to enjoy. Along with the traditions I indulge, … Continue reading Let’s talk horror – A Halloween blog post